Category: Bluegrass recording news

The Song releases September 26

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The bluegrass world always gets a bit of a thrill anytime there’s talk of finding our music in a major motion picture. Those of us with long memories recall three separate occasions when a movie soundtrack led a massive surge of interest in bluegrass, and […]

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Free Missy Werner track for download

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We all have our ways of getting ready for the upcoming IBMA World of Bluegrass week that starts next week in Raleigh, NC. Some of us are doing laundry and choosing outfits, while others are practicing up a storm preparing to pick night and day. […]

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Surrounded from Jimmy & Moondi

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rebel Records has released Surrounded, the first single from a new album by Jimmy Gaudreau & Moondi Klein. It’s a song from Jonathan Edwards, one he had included on his 2011 album, My Love Will Keep, which as you might guess, is a set of […]

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Adam McPeak to Kindred Records

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Kindred Records has announced the signing of Adam McPeak & Mountain Thunder to the label. The Virginia band is led by 17 year old mandolinist McPeak, the son of Mike McPeake of the legendary McPeak Brothers, who plays guitar and sings with Mountain Thunder. They have a […]

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Groundspeed from Rogers & Larrance

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rogers & Larrance have released Groundspeed, a second track from their upcoming reimagining of Flatt & Scruggs’ classic Foggy Mountain Banjo album. What makes their effort unique is that Tyson Rogers is a pianist, and Bryon Larrance a drummer. The pair met working with jazz banjoist Ryan Cavanaugh, […]

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Dark Cloud Rising from Jon Weisberger

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jon Weisberger is a powerful man in the bluegrass world. An award-winning songwriter, his music appears on many new releases each year. As a record producer he guides the work of other artists in the studio, most recently Missy Werner’s Turn This Heart Around. And […]

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The Farm coming from Buddy Merriam

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Buddy Merriam & Back Roads are set to release their 8th CD on October 1. Merriam, noted as an original purveyor of the Bill Monroe mandolin style, has written dozens of tunes for his instrument, and kept his group together for the past 34 years. […]

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Fiddle tunes for harmonica by David Naiditch

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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There’s no harmonica in bluegrass! David Naiditch has been known to joke that harmonica players are about as welcome at bluegrass festivals as the mosquitoes that come out to gnaw on the jammers. He may be right, though I suspect that he would be well received […]

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New single from Larry Stephenson

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Larry Stephenson has announced a new single, the title track from his upcoming album, Pull Your Savior In. It’s a new song of Larry’s, a driving bluegrass Gospel number recorded with his early 2014 touring band (Kenny Ingram on banjo, Jordan Laney on guitar, and […]

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Jim & Jesse, Wiseman and Fairchild reissues from Rural Rhythm

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rural Rhythm Records has three new re-issues in its Heritage Collection, which brings back long out-of-print titles from the back catalog. When Sam Passamano acquired Rural Rhythm in 1987, one of his chief interests was the wealth of material the label had from the 1950s forward. Since […]

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